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EWU’s Jake Rodgers impressed Falcons with natural talent

As Jake Rodgers figures it, he’ll be playing football on Sundays because he paid attention the rest of the week. Five years ago, Rodgers was playing tight end at Shadle Park High School. Five days ago, he was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons as an offensive lineman. Read more

EWU’s Jake Rodgers impressed Falcons with natural talent

As Jake Rodgers figures it, he’ll be playing football on Sundays because he paid attention the rest of the week. Read more

Former EWU football players make tough decision to leave game because of concussions

For any football player, it should be an easy decision. After getting knocked senseless by a few concussions, you finally come to your senses about what really matters in life. And you hang up your helmet. If only it were that easy. For two Eastern Washington University players, leaving the game behind was the toughest decision Read more

Former EWU football players make tough decision to leave game because of concussions

For any football player, it should be an easy decision. After getting knocked senseless by a few concussions, you finally come to your senses about what really matters in life. And you hang up your helmet. If only it were that easy. Read more

Taking stock, Baldwin approves of what he sees

By all accounts, the operation was a success. Eastern Washington football coach Beau Baldwin used that word, “operation,” almost every day last month – a catchall to describe his players’ technique and mechanics during 14 spring practices. Read more

Eastern’s Beau Baldwin pleased with spring football ‘operation’

By all accounts, the operation was a success. Eastern Washington football coach Beau Baldwin used that word, “operation,” almost every day last month – a catch-all to describe his players’ technique and mechanics during 14 spring practices. Read more

EWU spring game: QBs continue to progress

No matter the situation – and there were plenty – the Eastern Washington quarterbacks made the most of them Saturday afternoon at Roos Field. And when the annual Red-White Spring Game was over, all three fancied their chances of getting into some meaningful situations this fall. Read more

Quarterbacks focus of attention at EWU spring game

No matter the situation – and there were plenty – the Eastern Washington quarterbacks made the most of them Saturday afternoon at Roos Field. And when the annual Red-White Spring Game was over, all three fancied their chances of getting into some meaningful situations this fall. Read more

EWU spring football: Red-White Game will be scrimmage format

If the offense has its way, Eastern Washington football fans will see plenty of long drives at today’s Red-White Spring Game. The defense hopes the lessons of the past three weeks will stick – and that it will stick a few ballcarriers this afternoon at Roos Field. Read more

Spring game time to shine at EWU

If the offense has its way, Eastern Washington football fans will see plenty of long drives at today’s Red-White Spring Game. The defense hopes the lessons of the past three weeks will stick – and that it will stick a few ballcarriers this afternoon at Roos Field. Read more

EWU spring football: Eagles continue to tinker with new defense

Getting back to the drawing board is no simple matter, as the Eastern Washington defensive coaches and players are learning this spring. The hard work began last winter, when after some deliberation, the Eagles decided to scrap the 4-3 scheme and employ a nickel formation as their base defense. Read more

Root Sports will televise three Eastern Washington football games

Three Eastern Washington football games will be televised this fall by Root Sports, the network and the Big Sky Conference announced Thursday. Games against Montana State (Sept. 19), Weber State (Oct. 31) and at Montana (Nov. 14) are among 10 conference games to be televised on Root Sports. Read more

EWU spring football: Eagles continue to tinker with new defense

Getting back to the drawing board is no simple matter, as the Eastern Washington defensive coaches and players are learning this spring. Read more

Six players vie to be Eastern Washington’s place-kicker

This is the last of an eight-part series on spring football at Eastern Washington. Today: special teams Read more

Baldwin will unleash Eagles’ four QBs as sacks will be part of Red-White game

Nothing livens up spring football like a live quarterback competition – especially when the quarterbacks are fair game. At last weekend’s scrimmage, Eastern Washington coach Beau Baldwin let his four QBs take their lumps like everyone else – and show what they’re made of. Read more

Baldwin will unleash Eagles’ four QBs

Nothing livens up spring football like a live quarterback competition – especially when the quarterbacks are fair game. Read more

Eastern Washington football team blessed with numbers in secondary

This is the seventh in an eight-part series on spring football at Eastern Washington. Today: secondary. If there’s strength in numbers, Eastern Washington should feel bulletproof in the defensive secondary. Read more

EWU spring football: Eagles offense much-improved in second scrimmage

On a sublime Saturday afternoon, the future of Eastern Washington football was as bright as the sunshine at Roos Field. As the Eagles’ offense made some noise in the second spring scrimmage, a trio of freshmen also made themselves known. Read more

EWU spring football: Eagles offense much-improved in second scrimmage

On a sublime Saturday afternoon, the future of Eastern Washington football was as bright as the sunshine at Roos Field. Read more

EWU spring football: Eagles LBs learning to play new scheme

This is the sixth in an eight-part series on spring football at Eastern Washington. Today: the linebackers. Linebacker John Kreifels couldn’t wait to get on the field for Tuesday’s practice. Read more

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